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    Location and staff are perfect! However, rooms are really small, lockers even smaller, leading to a mess of a room (every backpack lying around). Also, impossible to sleep the whole night, lots of 18 year-olds screaming drunk and bringing girls in and out of their dorms. Thankfully, since they're so young and drunk, it's a "fast" kind of noise... If you don't mind waking up once or twice a night, and if you can fall asleep really fast, it's worth staying there.
    Anamaria S September 2016
    We traveled as friends-two girls and one guy. They couldn't get us all in a room together, which was inconvenient. I found the facilities decent but nothing unique or special. The front desk was friendly but always crowded with a line in front of it. We had hoped to stay for two nights but there were no beds available so we made other arrangements. The kitchen was nice but very dirty (even in the morning.) We were also irritated that the restrooms and showers were being cleaned at 8am, which is prime showering time. Overall it was a very average experience.
    Haley H September 2016
    Perfect location, fantastic atmosphere and awesome staff!! Thanks for the great time!!
    Federica S September 2016
    Great place to stay. Can get a bit noisy at night. Friendly and helpful staff.
    Stefan K September 2016
    Cape Byron YHA is the perfect hostel to stay at whilst in Byron Bay. The staff are so friendly and helpful, and there are plenty of communal areas to meet new friends. Todd's walking tour to the lighthouse is a must!
    Kelly W September 2016
    If you want a party hostel then this may be for you, otherwise avoid. Don't expect things you might get in other hostels like a towel, cutlery, plate etc. Expect a scalding or freezing shower (when other people are using as well) and staff are pretty poor at recommending things to do, e.g "the beach is that way". Re parking, it is very limited and is used up by long-term guests. There is free parking, but about 5-10minute walk
    Kyle N September 2016
    The hostel is very well located and staff is very friendly but...the cleanliness of rooms, kitchen and bathrooms is not good at all. If you like partying it can be great but if you prefer some calm in the is not the place.
    Arrate I September 2016
    The staff was lovely and the morning walk around Byron Bay was amazing even though it's just a small place there is so much to see and do!
    Luna M September 2016
    Didn't enjoy my stay here. Was not offered additional key upon booking. Woke early and thirsty so got up at 4am to find a vending machine (Obtain a bottle of water), all vending machines not working. Had to leave the hostel without having the ability to get back in, as I didn't wish to wake my friend. Found the staff later when mentioning this to be quite contradicting (Its only $20 for another key, everyone should be given a key).. Will not stay here again if in Byron Bay, which is quite often as I'm based in the Gold Coast, will not recommend this YHA to others.
    Tom L August 2016
    Absolutely outstanding for the helpful and friendly staff, the best yha I've stayed in on my travels around austrailia. The atmosphere was brilliant and that location is great. Made to feel extremely welcome travelling with my 9 year old boy which can be daunting. Will definitely tell my friends and be returning 😃
    Ruth B August 2016
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